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A Better Way, We're Here To Help! Office: 765-747-9107, Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK, Crisis Hotline: 765-288-HELP

Suicide Prevention

STATISTICS


Domestic Violence

In 2020, we served approximately 171  survivors of domestic violence and their children (residential + non-residential).

Chat Services
Over the first six months of suicide prevention chat services, we responded to 19,996 chats!

Suicide
A Better Way answered 6,260 calls on the suicide prevention hotline in 2020.

 

 

About Us

We’re here to help!

A Better Way provides shelter and services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, a walk-in Rape Crisis Center, advocacy, individual trauma-informed counseling, support groups, transitional housing, a 24-hour crisis line for persons in any type of crisis, education + referrals, a suicide hotline, bullying, teen dating violence and domestic violence prevention programs, and a check-in call service for elderly or disabled homebound persons.

Rape Crisis Center

Made possible by Indiana Criminal Justice Institute & Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault

A Better Way’s rape crisis center is open 24/7 to victims of rape or sexual assault seeking services. We provide confidential on-site crisis counseling, safety planning, information & referral, emotional support, legal advocacy, and much more.

Volunteer Opportunities

Join our team today!

There are many opportunities available to volunteer with us. Our direct service volunteers work alongside staff and provide services to shelter clients and their children in the areas of crisis intervention, child care, transportation, and emotional support.

Hotline Volunteer

In partnership with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Division of Mental Health and Addiction and accredited by The International Council for Helplines.

A Better Way provides immediate, confidential support to persons feeling suicidal, or in any type of crisis. The Suicide Hotline is open 24/7. Enjoy flexible hours that fit your schedule! Hours are available morning, afternoon, or evening any day of the week!

Training Initiatives

Stewards of Children Training

Training materials, provided by Darkness to Light, instruct our staff on how to properly prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Re-Centering: Move to End Violence

Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

After two and a half years of extensive research, ICADV has compiled a comprehensive report of recommendations for communities and domestic violence programs based on interviews conducted with survivors of domestic violence.

Going forward, the report will guide statewide programs, trainings, legislative advocacy and violence prevention initiatives. Please read complete report HERE.

ABW SAFE SHELTER

We provide safe shelter and services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Passage Way provides survivors of domestic violence safe housing, security, stability and peace.

TELECARE SERVICES

Daily calls to older, disabled, or homebound adults for med reminders, safety checks, and social calls.

SUPPORT GROUPS

We provide domestic violence and sexual assault support groups twice per week at secure locations.

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Provides age-appropriate activities to help children and youth identify positive options in life.

CRISIS/SUICIDE HOTLINE

If you or someone you know are in crisis, call us today at
765-288-HELP. We’re here to listen.

LEGAL ADVOCACY

Legal advocates are available to assist with filing protective orders and much more.

CRISIS CHAT SERVICES

We provide chat services for anyone in crisis or experiencing thoughts of suicide.

COMMUNITY PRESENTATIONS

We provide presentations to philanthropic groups, church groups, schools and other service providers.

SUPPORT SURVIVORS

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS!

A Better Way Services, Inc.     P.O. Box 734 Muncie, IN 47308     Office: 765-747-9107     Fax: 765-281-2740